polluo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *por + luō. *por is a variant of the Latin prepositions prō and per.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

polluō ‎(present infinitive polluere, perfect active polluī, supine pollūtum); third conjugation

  1. I soil, defile, pollute, stain, foul.
  2. (figuratively, morally) I contaminate, violate, dishonor, desecrate, pollute, defile.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of polluo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present polluō polluis polluit polluimus polluitis polluunt
imperfect polluēbam polluēbās polluēbat polluēbāmus polluēbātis polluēbant
future polluam polluēs polluet polluēmus polluētis polluent
perfect polluī polluistī polluit polluimus polluistis polluērunt, polluēre
pluperfect pollueram polluerās polluerat polluerāmus polluerātis polluerant
future perfect polluerō pollueris polluerit polluerimus pollueritis polluerint
passive present polluor pollueris, polluere polluitur polluimur polluiminī polluuntur
imperfect polluēbar polluēbāris, polluēbāre polluēbātur polluēbāmur polluēbāminī polluēbantur
future polluar polluēris, polluēre polluētur polluēmur polluēminī polluentur
perfect pollūtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect pollūtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect pollūtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present polluam polluās polluat polluāmus polluātis polluant
imperfect polluerem polluerēs pollueret polluerēmus polluerētis polluerent
perfect polluerim polluerīs polluerit polluerīmus polluerītis polluerint
pluperfect polluissem polluissēs polluisset polluissēmus polluissētis polluissent
passive present polluar polluāris, polluāre polluātur polluāmur polluāminī polluantur
imperfect polluerer polluerēris, polluerēre polluerētur polluerēmur polluerēminī polluerentur
perfect pollūtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect pollūtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pollue polluite
future polluitō polluitō polluitōte polluuntō
passive present polluere polluiminī
future polluitor polluitor polluuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives polluere polluisse pollūtūrus esse polluī pollūtus esse pollūtum īrī
participles polluēns pollūtūrus pollūtus polluendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
polluere polluendī polluendō polluendum pollūtum pollūtū

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References[edit]

  • polluo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  1. ^ “polluzione” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2